Category: Network and Modem
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 20Mb
Operating System: Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Latest Version / Release Date: USB Modem / Not stated
The ZTE modem uses the data over cable service interface specification technology that allows the interoperability among cables. It is cheaper for a user to buy a cable modem rather than renting from the ISP provider, this helps in the avoiding of paying extra bills at the end of the month. A cable modem is better since the transfer of data is faster as compared to the normal wireless modem. The modem is smaller than the previous model which was rather bulky, the modem measures 5.5 deep, 7.5 wide and 1inch deep. It weighs a mere 3 kilograms. As compared to the previous model it has a more streamline and compact shape that makes it appealing to the eye. The modem is easy to install and does not require any part of the computer being exposed or unscrewed at any time.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The modem can be used with the standard Ethernet cable or the normal USB port on any computer. This is the first modem from the ZTE company that does not require a fire wire cable for connection to a computer. The modem is compatible with both Mac and Microsoft windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP and Vista. The ZTE modem connects faster with a normal computer in just a mere 30 seconds and it has indicators that are made from LED to show that connection has been established. The ZTE modem is super fast and is recommended for small work groups that are using a single network. There is no card needed for the ZTE modem since the user is using the USB port for connection. As a part of all ZTE modems this one also has a solid stability and a continuous connectivity rate. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and HC56S Soft PCI Modem errors before installing any driver updates.